A Level

Entry requirements:    

Five GCSEs including Maths & English Language: a minimum of three GCSEs at Grade 4 and two GCSEs at Grade 5.

Additional entry requirements:    

Grade 5 in Maths and Grade 5 in Geography.

What is it?    

Gain a deep understanding of issues that have never been more relevant and important, such as climate change, migration and environmental problems.

Why choose this subject at BSFC?    

Geography students at the College take part in residential field trips in the wilds of the Lake District to carry out their investigations, measuring and analysing in fields, streams, beaches and other landscapes.

What will I study?    

Six modules including: Water & carbon cycles; Coastal systems and landscapes; Changing places; Hazards; Population & environment; Global systems and global governance.

How will I be assessed?    

80% written exam at the end of Year 2; 20% practical geographical investigation in Year 1.

How will this subject prepare me for the world of work?    

Geographers are recognised by employers as people who understand how the world works, can solve problems and think for themselves.    

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